Parsis

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First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Dreaming of deco

South Mumbai's marvel, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is a leading proponent of the Deco Saracenic architectural styleBharatiya Vidya BhavanOur story begins in faraway Paris of the 1920s, where Art Deco was born. Crossing land and sea, the movement made its way ... [Published DNA India - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme court asks parties to mediate Parsi priest issue again

The Supreme court on August 25 asked the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP), and those fighting on behalf of Parsi priests expelled from entering Doongerwadi, to get into mediation process again.Two priests, Khushro Madon and Framroze Mirza, were banned from ... [Published DNA India - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Parsi natak, jivto reh

After a long lull, Parsi-Gujarati theatre gets a shot in the arm with young talent from the community dishing out fresh stories, Bawa-flavoured.Last Saturday on Khordad Saal, a day when the Parsi Zoroastrian community celebrated its Prophet's birthday, ... [Published Mumbai Mirror - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

RSS chief’s remarks spark protest in LA

SRINAGAR: The statement made by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat Saturday sparked protest from Peoples Democratic Party legislators and subsequent condemnation from the Speaker Mubarak Gul in Legislative Assembly.Shortly after the commencement of proceedings in ... [Published Kashmir Observer - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Flip side: Global ambassadors

Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar: As ambassadors for ‘Unity in Diversity’. The sum of their parts is clearly greater than the whole, but they have proved, quite demonstrably, that there is nothing like unity in adversity.The international profile of Indians ... [Published Indian Express - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Solving the Mistry

collection of short stories Passion Flower is mysterious and ‘deranged’, and his characters stand on a thin line between fantasy and reality. Written over three decades, the stories re-establish Mistry (who is also the brother of another gifted writer ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Said Hindi, not Hindu: Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah denies backing RSS' Mohan Bhagwat's comments on 'Hindu nation'

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat finds an unusual ally in Union Minority Affairs Minister. Endorsing Bhagwat's recent statements, Najma Heptullah stated that there is nothing wrong in calling all Indians Hindus.Earlier this month, ... [Published DNA India - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

MLA seeks sop from Narendra Modi for Parsis to visit Iran

Member of legislative assembly, Mangal Prabhat Lodha has written a letter to prime minister, Narendra Modi asking for subsidy for Parsi community to help them visit their "place of origin".Lodha has asked Modi to set aside around Rs5 crore so that the ... [Published DNA India - Aug 25 2014]
Entities: Parsis, Iran, Narendra Modi
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 2 reports

India must save Yazidis, says RSS ideologue

India must take initiative to find an escape route to Yazidis in Iraq, according to RSS ideologue and Director of Bharatheeya Vichara Kendram Director P Parameswaran here today. "The cruel persecution and near-elimination of a miniscule race 'the Yazidis' ... [Published NetIndia123.com - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

Navroz, the new year festival of Parsis

This year, Navroz and Janmashatmi have coincided. The Parsi community in India celebrated their New Year festival Navroz on August 18 along with the Zoroastrian population in the world.Navroz is a pagan celebrated by the Parsis with alot of enthusiasm. ... [Published Meri News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 9 reports

PM Modi Greets Parsis on New Year

Agence France-PressePrime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation on Independence Day.New Delhi :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the Parsi community on Navroz, its new year."Navroz Mubarak to my Parsi sisters and brothers. Praying for ... [Published NDTV - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Scheme for minorities to continue

New Delhi, Aug. 7: The government will continue with a scheme that provides cheap educational loans to minority students for overseas study, minority affairs minister Najma Heptulla told the Lok Sabha today. It was the UPA II government that announced ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 08 2014]

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"We have now given them names of two very prominent judges for mediation. If the punchayet agrees, we will approach the judges," said Khusrokhan. "On Tuesday, we will be putting the names in front of the other trustees and a decision will be taken based onon that" said Dinshaw Mehta, chairman of the Punchayet
...They were credited with freeing Parsi drama from tradition, introducing realism into scripts and bringing regularity to performing. "The weekly staging was possible because Adi, for instance, had a dynamic producer like Pesi Khandalawala, who encouraged artistes" says Kerawalla. "And so, the momentum grew gradually."
...Bhagwat's comments were also supported by Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, who said there is nothing wrong in the RSS chief's remarks. "I support the comments made by Mohan Bhagwat. When he says that India is a Hindu nation, what's wrong with it? Balasaheb Thackeray used to say the same thing for a long time . So how can we change our stand on the issue today?" Uddhav said while replying to a query from reporters

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Sindh Madrasa marks 129 years of existence [Published The News International - 5 hours ago]
Dreaming of deco [Published DNA India - 19 hours ago]
Supreme court asks parties to mediate Parsi pri... [Published DNA India - Sep 01 2014]
Pandemonium, ruckus mark last day of 12th LA se... [Published Kashmir Times - Aug 31 2014]
Parsi natak, jivto reh [Published Mumbai Mirror - Aug 31 2014]
War of the Past [Published New Indian Express - Aug 31 2014]
RSS chief’s remarks spark protest in LA [Published Kashmir Observer - Aug 30 2014]
Flip side: Global ambassadors [Published Indian Express - Aug 30 2014]
Solving the Mistry [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Aug 30 2014]
Homi Adajania: Love and longing in Goa [Published Livemint.com - Aug 29 2014]
Said Hindi, not Hindu: Minority Affairs Ministe... [Published DNA India - Aug 29 2014]
Najma Heptullah clarifies: All Indians are Hind... [Published InToday - Aug 29 2014]
The changing face of Lahore [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 25 2014]
MLA seeks sop from Narendra Modi for Parsis to ... [Published DNA India - Aug 25 2014]
India must save Yazidis, says RSS ideologue [Published NetIndia123.com - Aug 24 2014]
RSS ideologue wants India to raise voice for Ya... [Published Siasat Daily - Aug 24 2014]
'India Should Save Yazidis' [Published New Indian Express - Aug 24 2014]
India must have secular education [Published The Sunday Guardian - Aug 24 2014]
Navroze low key for lone Parsi family in 2 east... [Published zeenews.com - Aug 23 2014]
Nalla Madras! [Published Outlook India - Aug 23 2014]
New documentary explores the Parsi community [Published Mid Day - Aug 22 2014]
India has miles to go in its struggle for relig... [Published SperoNews - Aug 21 2014]
A seamless part of the fabric that is Madras [Published The Hindu - Aug 21 2014]
India must never be a ‘Hindu Pakistan’ [Published The Freepress Journal - Aug 20 2014]
Bilawal greets Parsi community [Published Pakistan Press International - Aug 19 2014]
Navroz, the new year festival of Parsis [Published Meri News - Aug 19 2014]
Najma Heptulla celebrates Nawroz in Delhi [Published The Hindu - Aug 19 2014]
Parsis in Delhi come together to ring in New Year [Published The Hindu - Aug 19 2014]
Navroze Mubarak, Dikra! [Published Mumbai Mirror - Aug 19 2014]
Cong slams Bhagwat for ‘fooling’ people [Published Mumbai Mirror - Aug 19 2014]
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5 People You May Not Have Known Were Parsis [Published WSJ.com: India Real Time - Aug 18 2014]
Parsis, a group of Zoroastrians who emigrated from Persia to India more than a thousand years ago, celebrate their new year, or Navroz, on Monday. Here are some of India’s most well-known Parsis. ...
WHY THE WEST FINDS MODI’S RISE INCONVENIENT [Published IntelliBriefs - May 10 2014]
Shttp:// www.crusadewatch.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1187&Itemid=9 BY Sankrant-sanu Newspapers across the Western world are falling over each other with articles condemning Narendra Modi's likely rise as India's Prime Minister.  From ...
True Beginning Of Our End – Outlook [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 28 2014]
An alliance of bullies, emboldened by a perceived electoral victory, are rousing a hatefest Our school books carried a mantra on the very first page, ‘India is my country. All Indians are my brothers and my sisters. I love my country. I am proud of ...
Come and be a Part of Major Change with BSP, Ga... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Mar 21 2014]
Noida, India, March 21, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Lok Sabha Election, the longest election in the country's history is scheduled from 7 April to 12 May 2014 to constitute the 16th Lok Sabha in India. Different parties are up racing for the same; amongst ...
Eye on Iran: UN: Still a Way to Go in Iran Nuke... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Feb 10 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> For continuing coverage follow us on Twitter  and joinour Facebook group.    Top Stories AP: "U.N. inspectors looking into allegations Iran worked on nucleararms cautioned Monday that - despite progress ...
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